Cloud Gazing. A Paper Installation by Brittany Spencer

Brittany Spencer  created this installation with hand-recycled paper. The piece was inspired by the artist's memories of looking at the white, puffy clouds in the sky as a child, and imagining shapes and figures. I invite you to look at this blog post where Brittany...

Paper Installation by Piotr Chizinski

* Piotr Chizinski is the creator of this beautiful paper installation consisting of 756 laser-cut paper houses. The title is: Badlands of Modernity. Images © Piotr...

Cardboard Sculpture by Nina Lindgren

* Nina Lindgren is an artist based in Stockholm, Sweden. She created this cool cardboard sculpture titled: Floating City. Cardboard is a modest material with lots of expressive possibilities. Don't you feel inspired to do something with it? I invite you to visit...

Paper Installation by Sarah Frost

* I was blown away when I first discovered this paper installation by Sarah Frost. The title is: Arsenal. Sarah is a talented multimedia artist based in St. Louis. Her work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions regionally, and she had her first show in New...

Cardboard Sculptures by Ferry Staverman

* Ferry Staverman is an artist based in the Netherlands. He creates these beautiful paper sculptures and installations from a recycled cardboard material. I invite you to visit the artist's website to see more of his extraordinary work. Images © Ferry Staverman ↓...

Sue Jeong and a Visual Story About How Paper is Made

Today I am excited to share something special made by Sue Jeong, a graphic designer and artist from Seoul, Korea.  Sue created this series of 3-D pieces to illustrate the paper making process. She built the objects by hand, using paper, scissors, and glue. Isn't this...

Paper Art by Christine Kim

* Today I want to introduce you to Christine Kim, a Toronto-based artist who works in illustration, cut paper, and installations. Here you see some of the work that she has done with paper. Aren't these pieces beautiful? You can visit the artist's website to see her...

Paper Kitchen by Angie Garland.

* Angie Garland is a graphic design student from Melbourne, Australia, currently living and studying in Copenhagen. Angie is super talented. I predict that she will have a successful career. Today I want to share this paper project that she did for her 3D illustration...

Remarkable Tissue Paper Sculptures by Maryse Dugois

* Maryse Dugois creates these amazing sculptural forms out of transparent tissue paper with no structure at all. Light plays an important role in these pieces. Seeing them in person must me a sublime experience. I am only staring at them via regular digital magic and...

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Paper Art by Fideli Sundqvist.

* Fideli Sundqvist , whose full name sounds like a poem:  Agnes Cecilia Fideli Siri Charlotte Sundqvist, is a talented paper artist, illustrator and graphic designer born in Sweden. Today I am excited to share some of her work with you. So beautiful! To see more...

Flower/Heart Paper Sculpture.

Hello! This is part of a commission that I am working on for Ebony, the magazine. It is a combination of a heart and a flower. Inside the piece goes a couple holding hands. The work as a whole is not finished yet, but I wanted to show you how I made the flower. Maybe...

The Nearly Normal 2014 Calendar. Made Completely from Paper.

* Nearly Normal is a creative production company based in central London. They produce animation and design work for some of the world's best known brands and agencies. Today I want to share one of my favorite projects created by them: A  fruit calendar made...

Paper Bugs by Lobulo Design.

* Lobulo Design is the artistic name of a super talented graphic designer and illustrator based in London. His material of choice is paper and the name given to him by his parents is Javier Rodríguez García. Here you see one of Javier's personal projects in a simple...

The Seed. A Beautiful Paper Animation.

Directed by Johnny Kelly, with paper models by super talented  Elin Svensson,  The Seed is a two-minute animated voyage through nature's life cycle, following the trials and tribulations of a humble apple seed. I invite you to watch this beautiful movie below. © The...

Crepe Paper Birds by Aimee Baldwin.

* Aimee Baldwin is a self-taught artist who specializes in what she calls “vegan taxidermy”.  She creates these beautiful sculptures of birds from crepe paper, wire and Styrofoam. But the artist creates not only birds. To see more of her work you can visit her...

The Search. A New Papercut for the Racine Art Museum.

* One of the exciting projects that I am working on this year is a group exhibition  that will take place at the RAM (Racine Art Museum), in Wisconsin. The name of the show is: Once Upon a Time: Fairy Tales, Fantasy and Contemporary Art. I want to thank Lena Vigna,...

Big Green Idea. A Paper Animation by MaricorMaricar.

This animation was created to help launch the British Council Australia's Big Green Idea award for 2011. It took under two weeks to create the props, shoot the stop motion and finish off the post. That was a lot of work to do in two weeks!  Great job, MaricorMaricar!...

A Horrific Pop-Up Book that Makes you Smile. By Marek Cina.

* Marek Cina is an artist from Bratislava-mesto, Slovakia. I love the cleverness of this pop-up book that he created. It is black humor at its finest. 🙂 To see more projects by Marek, you can visit his Behance portfolio. MAREK CINA - POP-UP BOOK from enrik mystika on...

Alison Keogh’s Paper Installations.

  “My work is a dialogue with the natural world, passing through my body, expressed through breath, mindful awareness, and repetitive gestures. Disciplined concentration, simplicity and stillness are the processes I use to transform materials that express another...

Clipped Wings. Playing Cards by Emmanuel Jose.

* Today I am excited to tell you about CLIPPED WINGS, a Kickstarter project by Emmanuel Jose. Clipped Wings is a fully custom deck of cards featuring 55 unique works of art, all entirely cut by hand. This project is a celebration of birds. I invite you to watch the...

Life Inside an Apple. A New Papercut.

* In December of last year I created a series of papercuttings for Applegate. One of them was turned into a letterpress print and it was given away as a Christmas gift by the company. It was a wonderful commission to work on because we are good friends with Stephen...

Paper Sculptures by Bernadete Fiorini.

* Bernadete Fiorini is a dear friend of mine from Minas Gerais, Brazil. I love her and her family very much.  Here is a post that I wrote about their one-of-a-kind truck. Bernadete’s makes these beautiful paper sculptures with a method that she teaches through...

Beautiful Paper Sculptures by Holly A. Senn.

* Aren't these sculptures beautiful? They were created by Holly A. Senn from discarded library books. In these labor-intensive works she explores the life cycle of ideas—how ideas are generated, dispersed, referenced or forgotten. Holly received a M.L.I.S. from the...

Photos and Stories from the Opening Night.

    The opening night of  About Paper was wonderful. Above is a photo of the gallery from the front. A photo from the back would reveal an alley with different parking spaces and a couple of miniature lakes, or to be more specific, some holes filled with water. You...

One of the Paper Pieces at the Group Show Tonight.

* Today is the day! Couturier Gallery opens its doors for the opening of About Paper, a group show with eleven artists working with this material. I am one of them. Below are detailed photos of one of my pieces from the show. I hope that you can make it if you are in...

Giveaway by Oren Loloi.

* UPDATE: The winner of the giveaway is Ivonne! Congratulations and thanks to everyone for participating! Oren Loloi is a paper-cutter based in Israel. He used to be a commercial artist in New York City. I love the story of how he became a paper-cutter. Oren...

Introducing a DIY Frida Kahlo Paper Doll.

I created this Frida Kahlo doll pattern for my shop and I'm so excited! I hope that you enjoy it. She can be framed or displayed as a doll, just like in the picture below. If you feel inclined to make your own for framing, then the metal brads are not necessary. In...

Save the Date! About Paper. A Group Show at Couturier Gallery.

* Please, save the date if you are going to be in Los Angeles, CA, on December 7th! Couturier Gallery  will be presenting About Paper. This is an exhibition with eleven artists that work with paper, including me.  Here is the press release for more details. * Below...

Gunjan Aylawadi’s Clever Paper Curling Method.

*  Gunjan Aylawadi is a talented paper artist based in Sydney, Australia. After extensive exploration and experimentation, she came up with a unique method of paper cutting and curling that I am so excited to share with you today. Gunjan carefully applies  layers of...

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